by Drishti Patel November 05, 2016

Every gamer needs a gaming companion to rule the gaming world.  We have come up with the 5 best gaming headphones of 2016. Hard-core gamers, get ready to discover some crazy good gaming headphones.
1. SteelSeries H Wireless Headset 

These stunning looking pair of headphones from SteelSeries are here to provide you immersive gaming audio. You will experience lag free audio with the frequency hopping technology in these sturdy headphones.

The H Wireless is powered by the patented Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound Technology which enhances the gaming sound to another level. The next- gen speaker drivers ensure to deliver detailed highs, accurate mids and low bass sound signature.  

The H Wireless is compatible with almost everything, namely: PC, Mac, Roku, Xbox 360, Apple Tv, mobile devices, home entertainment and PS3/4.

Hear every detail in the game with crystal clear audio produced by the H Wireless.

Every gamer’s dreadful dream would be their headphone’s battery dying just before winning a war. With the H wireless that dream stays a dream. These headphones come with Hot-swappable batteries made from lithium-ion which allowings 20 hours of playback.

 The H wireless is the first headphone from SteelSeries which has an OLED display. Wondering what that is? One can monitor audio and system settings from their gaming spot.

The leather padded headband along with memory foam earcups makes long gaming session very convenient. The H Wireless comes with a retractable microphone which picks up details and makes audio incredibly clear. The red LED light on the mic informs whether it is muted. One can make quick changes with the help of on-ear control options.

Dictate the gaming world with the super comfortable pair of gaming headphones H Wireless!

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2. V-MODA Crossfade M-100 With Boom Pro Mic

The V-MODA M-100 are a fantastic pair of headphones which has received 15+ editor’s choice awards for #1 headphones. The Crossfade M-100 is V-MODA’s flagship product developed with dedicated research and mastermind of many headphone buffs. These headphones are a masterpiece of design, sound and comfort

The Crossfade M-100 are built to last with use of military grade quality materials. With the help of 50mm patented dual diaphragm these headphones produce life-like vocals, crystal clear sound and has an expansive soundstage. The over-ear contoured ear-pads offers active noise isolation so that the focus stays on the game. The Steelflex headband makes your gaming session a lot more comfortable than the others.

The V-MODA Crossfade Wireless is compatible with all smartphones, tablets, Xbox, notebooks, Playstation 3/4 and PCs via 3.5mm plug.

By simply adding  Boom Pro mic make the V-MODA Crossfade Wireless a great pair of gaming headphones. The Boom Pro mic is omni-directional, durable, flexible and of professional grade. The crystal clear sound offered by the mic makes communication while gaming easier.

The SteelFlex Arm helps in perfectly positioning the microphone. The control clip which comes along with the Boom Pro features an in-line mute and rotary volume controls.

V-MODA Crossfade M-100 has interchangeable aircraft-grade metal shields. The shields are available in many different colours. These headphones are available in 3 colours namely: Shadow, Matte Black, White/Silver.

Make every game count with the V-MODA’s M-100 + Boom Pro Mic!

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3. Razer Tiamat 7.1 Elite

The Tiamat 7.1 Elite is a great gaming headphone that has been launched by Razer. It’s truly the world's first 7.1 gaming headset with surround sound experience. Fitted with 10 discrete drivers these headphones they produce lifelike positional audio that is geared up for ultimate tactical advantage. The first circumaural gaming headsets from the house of Razer. With  superb sound clarity in the Razer Tiamat 7.1 one will not miss out on any sound in the game.

Customize the sound with the Tiamat 7.1 Elite as the game demands. The intensity, the clarity, the comfort and durability makes these headphones unique.

The generously padded earpads and the suspension style headband makes extended gaming sessions comfortable.

The Razer Tiamat Expert 7.1 Elite Stereo headset also features a microphone that retracts to the left ear cup and can be adjusted by the user. 

The Razer Tiamat 7.1 has an impressive design, the transparent panels shows off five drivers that have been pushed into each ear cup. One can cover those transparent panel with the opaque backplates which comes in the box.

These square shaped gaming headphones are virtually compatible with all gaming consoles.

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4. SteelSeries Siberia 650

Get lost in the game with deep, immersive and rich sound with the SteelSeries Siberia 650 or Siberia Elite Prism gaming headphones. Customize the audio and control everything in the headphones by easily upgrading to Engine 3 Software. With the use of Engine 3 software, customize the mids and the highs as per the game. The dials on the earcups can also be used to adjust sound.    

The Siberia 650 produces high-end sound with two different 7.1 surround sound Dolby Technology namely: Prologic IIX and Dolby Headphone. The frequency response is between 16-28000 Hz which is pretty wide for a headphone.

The Siberia 650 is one such headphone that provides comfort along with great performance. The ear cushions are made of soft leather with memory foam cushioning. These headphones provide a universal fit with suspension headbands, continuing the SteelSeries legacy. Durability with featherweight design is a rare sight in case of gaming headphones.

The Siberia 650 comes with a retractable and directional mic which provides clear sound so that one can effectively communicate during the game. The mic also features a red LED to inform if its muted. There’s one button for muting the mic and another one to adjust the volume.

Choose from 16.8 million colors for display LEDs that encircle the earcups. Audio Trigger and ColorShift can customize color effects on the Siberia 650 from the SteelSeries.

The Siberia 650 is compatible with PC and Mac. An adapter is required to use them with mobile phones.

Gear up for an insane gaming session with the Siberia 650!

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5. Razer ManO'War

TheManO’War is a wireless gaming headset from the house of Razer and has been specially designed to be used with PC. Get freedom from wires with the ManO’War gaming headphones.

Hear every sound in the game with great clarity and detail. 50mm Neodymium drivers are fitted in these headphones which produces rich audio. One can hear enemy's footstep or the fluttering of the dark knight's cape with the ManO'war gaming headphones.

The 7.1 surround sound has a great impact on the game. The commanding design befits its name. The black body and the ear cups have the Razer design which glows every time these headphones are connected.

The  thick and spacious earcups clad in leatherette and adjustable headband adds to the comfort level. The lightweight body makes them convenient for long gaming sessions. 

The Razer ManO’War offers 14 long hours of playtime. The ManO’War comes with the brand’s Synapse App. One can customise the audio, turn on bass boost, voice clarity and much more with the help of the app.

The Razer ManO’War has  intuitive Quick Actions Control on the ear cupsto adjust the mic and volume levels. The boom retractable microphone is extremely flexibleand produces convey crisp and clear sound. The WAR is on!

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The world has everything for different purposes. Why use normal headphones when there are dedicated headphones for gaming purpose!

 

 

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